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Posts are the core of WordPress. They store content, are categorized, and are expansible with meta. Posts are grouped by post type, and within their post type by taxonomy (though a taxonomy can span more than one post type).

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Customizing HTML Editor Quicktags button to open a dialog for choosing insert options

I am looking for adding custom quicktag buttons, that would allow me to display a intermediary dialog before inserting the code. Situation Clicking a quicktag button opens a dialog or thickbox ...
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Change label of title field for posts in the backend

I am trying to add some HTML to the title label in the backend of WordPress. Attempt 1: I am using the following (simplified) function: function change_post_titles() { global $post, $title, $...
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How to upload post thumbnail while wp_insert_post?

I am trying post submit on front end. All works without thumbnail uploading and setting. Here is my html form. <form method="post" action=""> <input type="text" name="title"> <...
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How to load paginated post pages via ajax

Here's the case I got: I've setup post pagination for my website and everything works well. Except one thing - on every new page request all the resources are loaded again. This makes the website ...
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How can I safely increase the character limit for post passwords?

When I want to protect a post on one of my blogs, I like to use a passphrase instead of a password (albeit purely for the sake of creativity, not security โ€” they're stored plainly anyway). However, ...
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Remove option to allow trackbacks/pingbacks from post page options

I'm trying to disable all functionality related to pingbacks/trackbacks in WordPress and so far I have this: add_action( 'pre_ping', 'disable_pingback' ); function disable_pingback( &$links ) { ...
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using slug instead of ID in admin edit post url

In Admin, is there any way to use a slug instead of a post ID# within the URL that takes you to a post's edit screen. So instead of: http://example.com/wp-admin/post.php?post=5562&action=edit ...
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get_permalink returns default link

I hope you can help me. So I'm using /%postname%/ as permalink structure, and my htaccess looks like this: # BEGIN WordPress <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> RewriteEngine On RewriteBase /develop/...
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How to sort posts by last name (2nd word) on ONE category only?

I have an "author" category that is used as a list to browse multiple posts containing author biographies. I have Smart Category Ordering installed and right now it is sorted by title ascending. ...
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How to disable Uncategorized category URL?

I would like to disable the Uncategorized public URL (i.e. /category/uncategorized), since I'm not using post categories and already have the posts list with pagination on the main Blog posts page. ...
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Let readers suggest edits from the frontend

I'd like to make my articles editable at the front-end for any reader who visits the site. (More like a wiki). I don't really want to trouble them through the registration process. I have no idea how ...
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How to delete all posts from a custom post type?

I want to delete all posts from a custom post type "TV-Serie". The number of all posts in this post type are 150,000. Moreover, when I try to delete them all manually while selecting more than 500 ...
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How can I control multiple editing of wordpress posts?

I am managing multiple authors blog, I have issues of editors taking over the stories that someone else is currently editing. The default wordpress warning will display but some of them ignore it and ...
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What to use: wp_is_post_autosave( $post_id ) or DOING_AUTOSAVE?

I was doing some action on save_post hook, and noticed that there exists wp_is_post_autosave( $post_id ) function. How does it differ from DOING_AUTOSAVE constant? If I want my action not to run ...
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Working Bootstrap Carousel Conversion to WP - Technical Questions

I have coded a working Bootstrap carousel, it needs to be converted to WP. It's a small chunk of the site, but as a Wordpress newbie, am stuck in understanding the technical issue. So here's what I ...
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Link for the page archive for posts, like using custom post types with get_post_type_archive_link

I am trying to get the page to list all my posts (post type = post) in archive. I can do this with custom post types, with get_post_type_archive_link(), but using get_post_type_archive_link('post') ...
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Why is wordpress removing some unicode characters (e.g. some emojis) when I save my post?

Try making a new post, pasting this string of emojis: "๐Ÿป๐Ÿ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿˆ๐Ÿ”๐Ÿ„๐Ÿฆ€๐Ÿ•๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿ˜๐ŸŸ๐Ÿธ๐Ÿ๐ŸŽ๐Ÿ’๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ–๐Ÿ‘๐ŸŸ๐Ÿข๐Ÿณ" and then saving that post as a draft. When I do this (in WP version 4.7.4), it removes the emojis. ...
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Order post by year DESC and month ASC

I have a worpresss 4.0.12 website; i created a custom template category-$id.php in which I have to show post ordering them by Year DESC and by month ASC (or a custom field ASC), the result should be ...
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wp_enqueue_media() slows down my WP site

My website's been incredibly slow and I installed the query monitor plugin to learn more about the issues that caused this. When loading "New post" page, the following query takes 7,3662 (seconds?!) ...
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why does HTML Tag not working in Post and Page

Though this is not a programming related question but I am facing a bitter experience with this WordPress problem. the problem is HTML Tags are not working in my website. See the images
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How to display related posts from parent category

I am using the following code to display the related posts but it is showing posts for that category only like brand showing brand posts only. What I am looking for is if I select any of the posts ...
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How to edit wordpress RSS feed to show post title only

Hi everyone can someone help me on how to edit WordPress rss feed to show only title of the post, i use android application that display notification as rss feed that's why i want to show only a title ...
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How to search only by post title and category?

I'm currently working on my first theme (based on underscores) and just realized the search does not return any results if I input a category name, nor does it give accurate results when searching ...
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Showing random content / pictures from earlier posts in a sticky post?

I have a sticky post on my wordpress blog, in the beginning. I would like to place some random content in it, by simply replacing some HTML in the post content. The random content would come from ...
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Add custom field to category of custom post type

I want to add a custom field (for a icon) to categories of a custom post type. I use the default category type and not a own create category taxonomy. How can I add the custom field only to the ...
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Custom wp_trim_words() function not trimming right

I have this custom wp_trim_words() function set to give me excerpts of only 20 words, and for the most part, it works fine. Except for some reason, on posts that contain lists, it outputs way more ...
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Display custom post types by date field

I have a custom post type that is simply titles with a date field. I want to display these posts in a list in order of this date field (not date posted). So simply: -- Sample date Event title 1 ...
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Wordpress Child Category Display All Posts

I am creating a Wordpress page where all my posts in the child categories of team are displayed in a grid. I got this working with the below code. The formatting and general layout is great however it ...
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Change post format using custom field

I'm creating a theme using the CF Post Formats plugin. But I've run into some trouble I don't know how to solve. Here's what I want to be able to do: Create a new standard-format post Enter a url ...
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Post in Multiple Categories to stay in current category (permalink, next previous post link)

I guess this has been mentioned before, but after 2 days of browsing i haven't find a complete solution. Maybe someone has come across this problem before? I'm building a designer portfolio where ...
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How do I add a reusable block to a programmatically created post?

I am using WordPress for documenting a project. To lighten the workload, I plan to run a script to build a big old index of things. For example, "files that call function_x", or "files ...
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Wordpress blog posts api - get posts by author

Is there a standard route for getting all blog posts by specific author id? I can't find anything obvious. I tried this but I get a 404 error http://localhost:8888/mysite/wp-json/wp/v2/posts?author=...
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Post preview and oembed provider issue using polylang plugin with subdomains

[ X ] I have searched for similar issues in both open and closed tickets and cannot find a duplicate. [ X ] The issue still exists against the latest master branch of Polylang and the latest WordPress ...
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'Invalid post type' error when importing from one site to another

Our existing corporate site was developed by a 3rd party vendor. I am in the process of creating a new version of our site, in a new WP instance. I need to export the 'News' articles, from the current ...
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How to automate filing a form as a user

Sincere apologies if this has been asked and answered. I'm a software developer with almost 0% experience in web. I write C/C++ engineering applications. I want to automate filling in a form on a ...
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Why does using WP_Query inside a shortcode in an elementor page cause the arguments for WP_Query to get malformed?

I am trying to embed a custom WP_Query inside a shortcode I have activated on one of my pages (created in Elementor). I have a Custom Post Type called 'inspector-profiles', and for some reason when I ...
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Any idea why wp_insert_post is succeeding but not returning?

I have a genuine mystery. With this code (in an ajax call): file_put_contents(ABSPATH.'wp-content/debug.log', 'Inserting new note' . PHP_EOL, FILE_APPEND); $post_id = wp_insert_post( array( ...
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get_queried_object error How to show post count by month in the taxonomy page

Can anyone help me please. i want to show custom post type count by month of taxonomy in archive page for current year. Example: January 24 February 43 March 5 April 6 and etc. This code is help ful ...
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WP rest api returns 404 only when author param is used

I have a multisite wordpress installation on aws linux, working perfectly fine. The WP Rest api is also working exactly as it should. Except for one single case. /wp-json/wp/v2/posts?author=<some ...
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How to change ID of an attachment in wp_posts and its related tables correctly?

I have two posts in my wp_posts table where post_type='attachment' The picture below shows the records related to those in wp_postmeta table I need to change the IDs of those files. What I am doing ...
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Export posts manually selected by end user (not logged in)

For an intranet project, I'd like to have not logged in users be able to manually check posts (with checkbox in front of post title on archive page) and be able to export some predefined data about ...
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Check Title Unique Or Not and If not error message and dont save

i am get tired from searching 2 days for what i wanna i have 'area' custom post type have Title and another field i wanna the title of area is unique if the user enter title 'area1' and this title ...
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How to change the page break <!--nextpage--> URL from ../post/2 to …/post/page2/

I am referencing the WP codex here: https://codex.wordpress.org/Styling_Page-Links but cannot find a way to customize the post URL for page break ( ) feature. For exmaple: instead of the traditional ....
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Create a Wordpress post using curl comand from Linux console?

Is it possible to create a Wordpress page or post with a curl command from Linux console? I tried using the available REST API, but for some reason can't figure it out. If you could give me an ...
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Add Category name to Post Title (h1)

How to add Category name to post title (H1)? โ€œPostTitle + CategoryNameโ€? My h1 post title code: <?php the_title( '<h1 class="entry-title">', '</h1>' ); ?>
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Search query - exact post title match

I have a bunch of posts titled something like this... English Language 2015 English Language 2016 English Language 2017 English Language 2018 And on each one of these posts I have a dropdown select ...
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How to add a custom field after wp post

I want a subtitle box after the title. How to show it in the post editor?
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Warning: Creating default object from empty value in … /post.php

Strange problem - when I want to add a new Post or Page I get the following error: Warning: Creating default object from empty value in /home/www/wp-admin/includes/post.php on line 641 And I am ...
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Hiding posts in a list from specified categories

Question How can I modify this code to not show posts from new categories that we just added. I searched other similar answers on this site [such as: Exclude category on blog list page ] but not ...
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Wordpress menu that shows all posts in a certain category like w3schools

I am working on creating a widget menu(kind of a sidebar like w3schools) that is supposed to show all posts that are listed in a particular category. And update automatically from particular category(...

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